Latest The Effect of Climate Change on Human Health - Malaria Stories
Scientists from the University of Liverpool are working with computer modeling specialists in India to predict areas of the country that are at most risk of malaria outbreaks, following changes in monsoon rainfall.
A new book suggests that climate change is a threat to more than just the environment, also blaming it for the spread of infectious diseases and respiratory ailments around the world.
Millersville Professor Takes on Vector-Borne Disease Project MILLERSVILLE, Pa., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thanks to a $250,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant we may soon know how climate change will impact our risk of malaria and dengue fever. Dr.
Establishing a firm link between environmental change and human disease has always been an iffy proposition.
A study published May 19 in the journal Nature casts doubt on the widely held notion that warming global temperatures will lead to a future intensification of malaria and an expansion of its global range.
Contrary to a widespread assumption, global warming is unlikely to expand the range of malaria because of malaria control, development and other factors that are at work to corral the disease.
Climate change is one reason malaria is on the rise in some parts of the world, new research finds, but other factors such as migration and land-use changes are likely also at play.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An emerging body of evidence suggests that the changing global climate is already affecting infectious disease transmission patterns.
Temperature is an important factor in the spread of malaria and other mosquito-borne diseases, but researchers who look at average monthly or annual temperatures are not seeing the whole picture.
A researcher in Wisconsin warns that climate change may put Great Lakes' water quality at risk.